Inese Ivans

Inese Ivans portrait
  • Assistant Professor, Physics and Astronomy

Service

Professional Service

  • NOAO [National Optical Astronomy Observatory]. Role: Committee member & reviewer. Gemini Large Proposal Time Allocation Committee. 04/2016 - present
  • Gemini Observatory. Gemini Observatory International Science & Technology Advisory Committee. 11/2015 - present
  • Gemini Observatory. Role: 'Point of Contact' for Observatory for issues and feedback. Gemini Observatory International Science and Technology Commttee GHOST [Gemini High-resolution Optical SpecTrograph]. 11/2015 - present
  • 14th Symposium on Nuclei in the Cosmos (NiC-XIV 2015). International Advisory Committee. 01/2015 - 07/2015
  • 13th Symposium on Nuclei in the Cosmos (NiC-XIII 2014). International Advisory Committee. 01/2014 - 07/2014
  • Sloan Digital Sky Survey IV {SDSS-IV]. Advisory Council. 01/2013 - present
  • 12th Symposium on Nuclei in the Cosmos (NiC-XII 2012). International Advisory Committee. 01/2012 - 10/2012
  • Sloan Extension for Galactic Understanding and Exploration SDSS-III Workshop. Scientific and Local Organizer. 01/2012 - 03/2012
  • American Astronomical Society. Role: Thesis abstract reviewer. Doxsey Dissertation Prize Committee. 10/2011 - 11/2015
  • 11th Symposium on Nuclei in the Cosmos (NiC-XI 2010). International Advisory Committee. 01/2010 - 08/2010
  • Sloan Digital Sky Survey III [SDSS-III]. Advisory Council. 05/2009 - 01/2015
  • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Referee. 01/2009 - present
  • Construction & Evolution of the Galaxy: New Surveys & New Perspectives. Scientific and Local Organizing Committees. 01/2009 - 05/2009
  • Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research [NWO]. Role: Reviewer. Physical Sciences Grants. 08/2008 - 08/2012
  • Astronomical Journal. referee. 2008 - present
  • 10th Symposium on Nuclei in the Cosmos (NiC-X 2008). International Advisory Committee. 01/2008 - 08/2008
  • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. referee. 2006 - present
  • 9th Symposium on Nuclei in the Cosmos (NiC-IX 2006). referee. 2006 - 2006
  • National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO). Role: Panelist & proposal reviewer. National Time Allocation Committee. 04/2005 - 09/2008
  • Astrophysical Journal. referee. 2005 - present
  • Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. referee. 2005 - present
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics Journal. referee. 2004 - present
  • Astrophysical Journal Letters. referee. 2003 - present
  • Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia. referee. 2003 - present
  • National Science Foundation [NSF]. Role: Panelist/reviewer. Astronomy & Astrophysics Grants. 01/2002 - present

Internal Service

  • College of Science Council. Member (3-yr term), 09/2016 - present. College service.
  • Graduate Advising Committee. Advisor, 08/2014 - present. Department service.
  • Undergraduate Research Symposium. Moderator, 04/2012 - present. University service.
  • University of Utah Advisory Committee on Teacher Education (UACTE). Member, 09/2010 - present. University service.
  • College of Science ACCESS Summer Course UGS 1430-030. Instructor, 07/2016 - 07/2016. College service.
  • College of Science ACCESS Scholarship Selection Committee. Member & reviewer, 03/2016 - 03/2016. College service.
  • Curriculum Committee. 2010 - present. Department service.
  • Astronomy/Astrophysics Faculty Search Committee. Member, 08/2015 - 07/2016. Department service.
  • Summer Research Tools Seminar and Workshop Series for Junior Researchers in Physics and Astronomy. Faculty advisor, 04/2013 - 08/2013. Department service.
  • Graduate Admissions Committee. Member & reviewer, 08/2012 - 07/2013. Department service.
  • Program Development Committee. Chair, 08/2012 - 07/2013. Department service.
  • ACCESS Student Astronomy/Astrophysics Orientation. Presenter, 07/2012 - 07/2016. College service.
  • College of Science Dean's Kitchen Cabinet. Member, 08/2011 - 07/2013. College service.
  • Undergraduate Program Development. Chair, 08/2011 - 07/2012. Department service.
  • Postdoctoral Affairs Committee. Co-chair, 08/2011 - 07/2012. Department service.
  • Student Honors/Awards Committee. Member & reviewer, 08/2011 - 07/2012. Department service.
  • Policy Board. Member, 08/2010 - 07/2012. Department service.
  • Curriculum Committee. Chair, 08/2010 - 07/2012. Department service.
  • Graduate Recruitment Committee. Member; instituted GRE direct contact mailings, 08/2010 - 07/2011. Department service.
  • Astrophysics Faculty Search Committee. Member, 08/2010 - 07/2011. Department service.
  • Policy Board. 2010 - present. Department service.
  • Astrophysics Search Committee. 2010 - present. Department service.
  • Physics Tuning Initiative of Utah (part of the Utah State Board of Regents’ Education Task Force). Member, 01/2010 - 12/2013. Other service.
  • Astronomy Program Task Force. Chair; mamber, 08/2009 - present. Department service.
  • HEAP/Astronomy Seminar (was BOWTIE). Member, 08/2009 - 07/2016. Department service.
  • College of Science Alumni Association. Organized Physics & Astronomy activities for Alumni Day, 08/2009 - 07/2015. College service.
  • Astronomy Curriculum Committee. Chair, 08/2009 - 07/2010. Department service.
  • Diversity Committee. Chair, 08/2009 - 07/2010. Department service.
  • Eccles Astronomy Observatory Task Force. 08/2009 - 07/2010. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • Clark Planetarium lecture with pre-screening of "Hidden Universe 3D" for potential donors. 07/2014 - 07/2014
  • Denker's Star Party, Emigration Canyon, Salt Lake City. 08/2012 - present
  • Co-hosted Panel Discussion: "City Dark" (film), Salt Lake City Library. 04/2012 - present
  • Denkers' Star Party, Emigration Canyon, Salt Lake City. 09/2011 - present

Outreach

  • Organized solar eclipse viewing event at the Natural History Museum of Utah. 10/2014 - 10/2014
  • Natural History Museum of Utah Astronomy Week Hands-On Meteorite Exhibit. 10/2012 - 10/2012
  • Directed University On-Campus Solar Eclipse Viewing Event (~2000 people attended). 05/2012 - 05/2012
  • Intermountain Junior Science and Humanities Symposium -- Reader. 02/2011 - 04/2015
  • College of Science Alumni Day -- Physics and Astronomy activities. 10/2010 - 11/2013
  • University Science Day Spectroscopy Demo. 11/2009 - 11/2015